The Sanitary City

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Martin C. Melosi. Environmental Services in Urban America from Colonial Times to the Present (Pittsburgh History of the Urban Environment) [Abridged] [Paperback] Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press. 2008. Pp. xii, 400. $27.95.

Summary

Contents:

Part I: The Age of Miasmas - From Colonial Times to 1880

1. Sanitation Practices in Pre-Chadwickian America

2. Bringing the Serpent's Tail into the Serpent's Mouth: Edwin Chadwick and the "Sanitary Idea" in England

3.

Commentary

Roger D. Connor, Spring , 2012

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